Chelsea Callum Hudson-Odoi

Higuain & Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea fans react to line-up vs Sheffield Wednesday

Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday

Chelsea played host to Sheffield Wednesday in the 4th round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

Chelsea have already booked their place in the League Cup final this week after beating Tottenham on penalties.

The Blues will no doubt be keen to progress as far as possible in this cup as well.

Chelsea beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 in their last FA Cup outing while Sheffield Wednesday beat Luton 1-0 in a replay.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – JULY 23: Maurizio Sarri, coach of Chelsea looks on prior to the international friendly between Chelsea FC and Perth Glory at Optus Stadium on July 23, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images)

Higuain & Hudson-Odoi both start for Chelsea

Ahead of Sunday’s game, there were two big talking points heading into the match.

The first being if Gonzalo Higuain would make his Chelsea debut.

The second being Callum Hudson-Odoi handing in a transfer request.

Hudson-Odoi has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich for much of January.

Then, on Saturday, it was reported by Sky Sports that the youngster handed in a transfer request.

Despite the transfer request, both Hudson-Odoi and Higuain started for Chelsea vs Wednesday.

Whether or not this means Hudson-Odoi will remain a Chelsea player is unknown.

However, Chelsea fans have certainly had their say on the duo starting.

Social media reaction

Related: Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday live streaming: Watch online & confirmed line-ups

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